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Woman and Man Running to Grab Christmas Deals

This is a sponsored post. Got a fitness enthusiast on your shopping list this holiday season? Maybe a close loved one has a New Year’s resolution to get in better shape, and you’d like to foster their enthusiasm with the gift of the option to workout at home. Whether your fitness fan is an avid… Read More

Woman Showing Heartbeat Monitor on Arm

Introduction When did people become so obsessed with tracking every aspect of their health? The answer may surprise you, but we have been tracking our activity in some form since at least the late 1500s.  Renaissance artist Leonardo da Vinci created a pedometer to help track the distance a Roman soldier walked, and his version… Read More

Women working out int he open

If you don’t use it, you lose it, and this adage couldn’t be more applicable when it comes to senior fitness. In my years of experience working with dozens of older adults, the universal key I’ve learned is everyone can push a little harder, go a little further, and dream a little bigger with each… Read More

NT S22i Bike next to Echelon EX 5S bike

  The Echelon Connect EX5S and the NordicTrack Commercial S22i offer indoor bike shoppers a great comparison/contrast when considering price versus features. The EX5S actually comes with two options in terms of screens, the 22- and the 10-inch, with pricing differences reflected there. The S22i meanwhile offers a whopper of a 22-inch screen and the… Read More

NT S22i bike next to ProForm Pro 22 Bike

  The ProForm Studio Bike Pro 22 and the NordicTrack Commercial S22i bring a distinct choice concerning cost to studio bike shoppers, as the value of bells and whistles comes into question. What’s interesting here is the number of similarities, right down to the programming options as both bikes are engineered to deliver high-tech programming… Read More

Three women running together

Morning Workout for Weight Loss and Great Sleep When you workout first thing in the morning, your body’s better able to burn stored fat. This is especially true if you get your sweat on before breakfast. It’s shortly after waking when your cortisol and growth hormones are highest. Since both of these hormones are associated… Read More

Women working out on treadmill

Many people dread their workout routine for a simple reason. They plan on spending an hour or more at the gym, and this can be overwhelming. Adherence is key to a lasting fitness routine, and 15 minutes can prove incredibly beneficial if it means you’ll stick with it over time. Aside from a consistency standpoint,… Read More

Man on Rowing Machine

With a global pandemic disrupting supply chains around the world, the home fitness industry has been awash with updates, pricing changes, and product upgrades. Indoor rowers remain a top pick for folks deciding to ditch the commercial gym, or those who simply want options when it comes to exercise. The list of best rowing machines… Read More

Woman exercising with battle ropes

Introduction Much attention has been paid to the pre-workout routine–what to eat, the best time of day to work out, what supplements and products can give you the energy to get moving in the morning, but how about what happens after your sweat session? Post-workout routines are important, too. Taking certain steps can ensure you’re… Read More

  A completely different approach to the “Peloton Revolution” is seen when the comparing the MYX Fitness Bike and the Echelon Connect Exercise Bike series. The good news is, options are certainly abound. With the Echelon family of bikes first introduced in 2018, and the MYX Fitness Bike born in 2020, shoppers see two relatively… Read More